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Jamie Dimon: Debt Default Would “Dwarf Lehman”

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It would be a “moral disaster” if the United States were to default on its debts and become unable to pay its obligations, Jamie Dimon said at an appearance in Colorado Thursday evening. The U.S. is the financial linchpin of the world, and the economic effects of the U.S. defaulting could be “potentially catastrophic,” he said at a dinner for the University of Colorado Denver Business School. “It will dwarf Lehman,” Dimon said. [HP]



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Rachelle’s Reading List, Thursday, April 14th, 2011

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via guestofaguest.com:Today we meet the girl that was sentenced to prison for having a Facebook account in Iran, we check out the world’s most expensive shoes, and we get stylish tips from Glen O’Brien. Plus, inside a Kardashian closet. Also: Royal Wedding Fever has reached epidemic proportions in the UK! MORE>>

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Rachelle’s Reading List, Friday, Feb. 18th, 2011

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via guestofaguest.com: In the last 24 hours, Britney debuted a new music video, Radiohead a new album, and Paris Hilton turned 30. Plus, Marky Mark Zuck met with POTUS, and Grand Central is going to be the spot of the world's largest Apple store. MORE>>[...]

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The Fashion Files: Tuesday!

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via guestofaguest.com: Get a glimpse of the new Levi's Spring campaign, the 50 most fashionable New Yorkers, PETA's NYFW plans for Donna Karan, Urban Outfitters is launching a bridal line, and more! See what's happening in the world of fashion in today's Fashion Files. MORE>>[...]

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Rachelle’s Reading List, Friday, January 28th, 2011

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via guestofaguest.com: From the resourceful Egyptian protesters finding ways to showcase their environment to the rest of the world, to the secret genius of Charlie Sheen, there's mucho going on today. Why Facebook makes us all feel like losers, Barbie as a serial killer, and a great s[...]

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Write-Offs: 01.25.11

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$$$ Text Of Obama’s State Of The Union [WSJ]

$$$ Merrill Pays $10 Million to End Claims It Misused Client Orders [Bloomberg]

$$$ The world’s best emerging market: Detroit [LJPR]?

$$$ Is the world’s largest super-volcano set to erupt for the first time in 600,000 years, wiping out two-thirds of the U.S.? [DM]

$$$ Mohamed El-Erian: Davos Moguls Adjust to Fast, Slow, Reverse [Bloomberg]

$$$ Greece Default With Ireland Breaks Euro by 2016 in Global Poll [Bloomberg]

$$$ Cantor Fitzgerald adding 100 equities professionals [FINS]



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Bonus Watch ‘11: Goldman Sachs

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Mark your calendar, ladies:

Supposedly Goldman Sachs’s bonus numbers- i.e. the most important figures in the world and those by which all other bank employees measure their self-worth- will be officially communicated January 20th. Will the day end in tears of joy or the kind used as lube to JO&C? Stay tuned.



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Microsoft Says Next Windows On Both ARM And X-86

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As rumored, Microsoft (MSFT) this afternoon said that the next version of the Windows operating system will run not just on Intel’s(INTC) and AMD’s (AMD) chips, but also on RISC chips from ARM Holdings (ARM) that run many of the world’s phones.
Microsoft will be collaborating with Nvidia (NVDA), [...]

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The Down Side Of Software Acquisitions, Per Moody’s

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A decade of acquisitions by the world’s software companies has not improved return on assets or profit margins, write Moody’s Investor Services analyst Matthew Jones and his team today.
Jones & Co. found that most companies that rely on acquisitions tend to show lower return on assets than other companies.
There are [...]

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Cisco Gained Market Share In Routers In Q3, Dell’Oro Reports

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For those of you still trying to figure out just what went wrong for Cisco (CSCO) in the October quarter, here’s a new data point to figure into your calculations.
Market research firm Dell’Oro Group reports that Cisco in the third quarter had 59% of the world market for routers, up [...]

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